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and the affects of the storm sandy changing the direction of the election. >> we're going to do everything that we can to help you get back on your feet. >> in ohio a quiet day as he helped with relief this as new jersey outspoken governor said that the storm clean up is top priority. >> at the moment i could care about election day. >> our special coverage starts right now. >>> thanks for joining us tonight on the news edge and the killer storm and the ripple affect is the big story tonight. we're going to start with tom and. >> it's correct no one is sure what impact this storm will have on how a big part of the country will vote or be able to vote. while maryland, delaware and new jersey are obama territory, how they conduct themselves now is a big thing tonight. >> we will start in washington as obama canceled the campaign appearances and opted to the head quarters of the red cross and asking to donate to the relief funds. >> there are communities that can be affected. there are risks of flooding and downed power lines and risk of high winds. >> in ohio meanwhile mitt gathered with supporters
'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> election day six days away. sandy's aftermath and president obama focus as he spend the day touring the devastation the monster storm left behind as romney returns to the campaign trail targeting the swing state of florida. today a special edition of the news edge you decide 2012 starts now. >>> thank you for joining us tonight. the president healed news conference after getting a close up look at the damage done by sandy meanwhile mitt romney on the campaign trail today. here is more on both. >>> it wasn't quite back to normal on the campaign trail but the president did make a trip up to new jersey though he refrained from any outright campaigning. mitt romney meanwhile rallied with his supporters in florida where the polls have the race in a dead heat. >> we begin in atlantic city, new jersey, tonight. president obama touring damage from hurricane sandy with republican governor chris christie. president promising the administration's support in rebuilding the jersey shore. >> for those like people i had a chance to meet on this
. >>> a final weekend of the campaign. >> the election is just four days away. it's a final friday on the campaign trail. president obama targeting voters in battleground ohio. >> you have a choice to make. >> mitt romney giving what he calls his closing arguments to voters in the midwest. >> we're shouting four more days. >> a presidential race still too close to call. you're watching the news edge you decide 2012, our coverage starts now. >> thanks for joining us. i'm brian bolter. the candidates are heading into the last weekend of campaign 2012, making their last pitch to voters. the president and mitt romney circling each other in the midwest and we're starting with tom fitzgerald on the trail. tom? >> reporter: good evening, brian. for several days, hurricane sandy dominated the conversation but there are the new numbers out tonight from the labor department. employers adding 175,000 jobs, but the jobless rate ticking up from sun.8 to 7 -- 7.8 to 7.9%, again, unemployment taking center stage in the campaign. we begin in springfield, ohio. president obama making three stops in
is on the election. early voting resumed in maryland and d.c. today. and the lines are long. this is what it looked like this morning. early voting is extended in maryland until 9 pom on friday. the d.c. board of elects is extended hours until 9:00 p.m. through saturday. karen gray houston joins us live with more and at this hour, people are patiently waiting in line. karen. >> reporter: they patiently waiting at the bowie public library, and they're waiting as long as 2, 2 1/2 hours to cast ballots here. and joining me is the prince georges county deputy elections administrator. >> yeah. >> and may be you can explain what is going on here? have the -- the lines been long since saturday? >> they have been. voter turnout is excellent. voters have come out and voting at their vance. they're coming to the lines and patiently waiting their turn to cast their ballots. >> i'm wondering, we have two days off because of the hurricane. >> yes. >> and do you think that is what is driving a lot of what is going now? >> originally on saturday and sunday, we believe many people were coming out. they didn't want
, six days out from election day. the president of the united states, the incumbent campaigning for a second term literally suspend operations on his campaign for 48 hours. the romney campaign has been trying to do the best they can in this situation to not say anything that could be termed inconvenience or challenging. mitt romney didn't mention president obama's name at this point. the stakes that the president is dealing with now, those are strong territories for the obama campaign: delaware, new jersey, new york. the obama campaign was not worried about those states n. a political sense, mind you, but clearly anything the president is doing now, the response to this crisis is being watched by the country as a whole, and when you have president obama in his role as president right now and mitt romney kind of relegated to the sidelines right now as the republican challenger, that is an advantage for the incumbent; however, we'll have to see that on tuesday whether or not this had any affect on this at all. >> absolutely, much more on how sandy is impacting the presidential ele
. >> chris: i'm chris wallace, with nine days until the election, obama an romney pull out all th ♪ >> chris: it is the swing state show down. as the candidates crisscross the country. we'll discuss where the race stands and what issues matter most, with senators from the states who will decide the election. republicans rob portman of ohio. and ron johnson of wisconsin. democrats mark virginia and mark udall of colorado and how does the electoral map look going in to the last week of the campaign, we'll ask the sunday panel where the race will be won and lost and from fine debate to around the clock rallies, we're on the stretch, on the trail. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. we'll get to our coverage of the presidential race, in a moment. but, first, that huge storm that is bearing down on the east coast, threatening millions, as well as disrupting campaign schedules. here's the latest on the storm from the fox news extreme weather center, in new york. >> chris, yes, the storm likely we've never seen before, anywhere in the u.
in green bay is telling how close this election could be. >> and i am moved by your welcome. >> reporter: mitt romney appeared in another key battleo ground state, addressing a crowd of window dressers in virginia and slammed the president on job creation. >> he's out talking about how he's going to save big bird and then playing silly word games with my last name or first and then attacking me day in and day out, attacking me doesn't make an agenda or get people back to work. >> reporter: meanwhile n a last- minute scramble to get undecided voters in swing states, several campaign surrogates from the spouses to the vice presidential running mates fanned out across places like iowa, colorado, and ohio. ohio continues to be ground zero for political watchers as the neck-in-neck race there could be the deciding factor in who takes the white house. ohio has 18 electoral college votes and has picked the winner in 25 of the last 27 presidential elects n. washington, doug -- election. in washington, doug mcelway, fox news. >>> prosecutors are looking for a sentence for brown. he plead guilty t
. in the district, the board of elections is extending early voting hours from 8:30:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at each voting site and they've added extra equipment at each site. >>> coming up, tragedy on one local road a girl struck and killed. >> it happened while she was on her way to school. we've got that story coming up next. we'll be back.  we had a good group of people. good group off employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> new this morning, d.c. police are searching for clues in a homicide in northeast. investigators were called to the scene in the 2000 block of fourth street around 9:30 last night. they say a man was found shot several times. police don't have any information
this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> just five days until voters head to the polls to elect a president and the campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today they were back on the trail in some key swing states. fox's doug mckelway reports. >> mellow, -- hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: both president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus now on campaigning. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: wisconsinwas once a state considered a lock for obama, but with polls showing a tightening race the president's appearance in green bay today is telling just how close this election could be. >> i'm really moved by your welcome. >> reporter: mitt romney appeared in another key battleground state addressing a crowd of window manufacturers in virginia. the former massachusetts governor slammed the president on private sector job creation while continuing to grow the federal government.
to two and a half hours to go through the process. >> i want to vote in the presidential election and question 6 and 7. that seemed really important this year. i want to vote on that, too? some of the voters see the long lines as historic considering the election is not until next week. others say a message is being sent. >> you should not try to keep people from voting. that's for the republicans. most people out here, i assume, are probably democratic voters. >> reporter: the voting days and hours have been extended since two days were lost while hurricane sandy blue through here that may account for some of the huge turnout. over in montgomery county, we stopped by the civic center in downtown silver spring. the lines were not quite as long but voters are seizing the moment to do their civic duty. >> i think it's convenient for people to get it done ahead of time. i can't speak for other people but for me, one less thing to do next tuesday. >> at the maryland community center, we asked voters if they thought that hurricane sandy had anything to do with the numbers that we are s
can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> election day only five days away. president obama back on the campaign trail. the first day since super storm sandy hit the east coast. tonight, he's out west. >> we pledge to help those with whose lives have been turned upside down. >> as his republican challenger mitt romney targets swing state, virginia. >> we'll get it! >> the countdown is on and we have you covered. you're watching the news edge you decide 2012, and it starts right now. thanks for joining us. i'm brian bolter. back to business on the campaign trail after pull putting their swords away the last few days in the wake of super storm sandy, president obama and mitt romney back at it. we're going to start with today on the trail and tom fitzgerald. >> reporter: brian, it's been three days now since we have seen president obama in full campaign mode. mitt romney is restrained by mentioning the president by name. today, though, the candidates were back on their game and back on the trail. we're going to start in battleground, vir
harbor. when do you ebbs president-elect to arrive in new jersey, where do you anticipate you'll be working and how long will those crews be there? >> it will be a four to five-hour trip for us. we will go to lakewood, new jersey and there's a staging ground there. our crews will be processed there and be given work to do. probably work will begin either later today, they'll work the evening shift or they'll begin first thing tomorrow morning. >> and these are crews that have already been on the road since sunday. how long do you anticipate they will be in new jersey or perhaps even in new york? >> that's right. this crew -- these folks have been working really since last sunday because we put our crews on 12-hour sand by beginning on sunday. they helped with restoration in the dominion service area and now they'll be working up there. we anticipate they could be there for as long as two weeks but let's hope not that long. >> all right. thank you very much. we should note that they were able to restore power to their more than 200,000 customers hit by sandy. that's what allowe
election is still unclear. but the damage and destruction won't stop voters in the garden state from casting ballots. officials say they will deploy military trucks to serve as polling places on tuesday. they're extending the deadline for mail in ballots. >>> with only four days left in the nine stretch of the race, the candidates are back on the campaign trail today. president obama has three stops in the battleground state of ohio. and tomorrow the president comes back to virginia on stage in manassas with bill clinton and rocker dave matthews. yesterday mr. obama picked up the endorsement of new york he campaigned in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. >>> meanwhile, republican nominee mitt romney starts the day with a campaign rally in wisconsin, and then heads to ohio for two more campaign events. he'll join his wife ann and running mate paul ryan in ohio. >>> in 90 minutes. the labor department will release the october unemployment report. economists say about 121,000 jobs were added. it would likely raise the rate slightly from 7.8% to 7.9% last month. >>> kwame brown could serve
, only days to go until the election. and both president obama and governor romney are criscrossing battleground states in the run up to next tuesday. the president picked up an endorsement from michael bloomberg. today on the campaign trail romney starts in wisconsin. then both the president and romney make appearances in the all important toss up state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. >>> also in our top stories this hour, the nationwide man hunt for a virginia man wanted for three pipe bomb attacks in staff ford county has ended in montana. lawrence stewart was captured yesterday following a brief pursuit with police. officers had to use spike strips to deflaet his tires. during the chase he threw a pipe bomb at the officers. he will be extradited back to virginia to face numerous charges. >> the district officer accused of shooting an unarmed suspect in the back will return to court today for a bond hearing. that suspect is now paralyzeed from the waist down. he was pulled over on september 6th on suspicion of driving a stolen motorcycle. he was cuffed
filed in a fairfax county courtroom dies -- days before the election. why republicans are trying to change certain rules. >>> and turnout is larger than expected. we're going to take you to maryland where voters are lining up to cast their ballots on the last day of early voting. >>> and from illegal immigrants to gambling and gay marriage. maryland voters will cast ballots for or against several initiatives. that is coming up at the bottom of the hour. anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. annou"a champion of the tea poparty...an ideologuet: who is part of the problem in congress."
that we know of was injured. >> thank you, melanie. the election is right around the corner now. we want to remind you early voting is extended through tomorrow in maryland and through saturday in dc after a two day suspension due to hurricane sandy. last minute push for the presidential candidates. as the ads play on your tv, what's true and what's not? joining us is jonathan strong with role call and we've been doing this for several weeks back checking these ads to kind of help the voters and the viewers understand what's real, what's not. thanks for coming in. are they getting more and more aggressive and can we expect more of the same in the last few days? >> there's a few instances where the ads are pushing the envelope a little more than we've been seeing. one of the thoughts, the strategies here is that it doesn't catch up with you in time for election day. you have to be really careful about the ads in the last few days. >> i personally, i almost completely ignore the ads just because of that. another candidate doesn't have time to refute it. we were going to go through specific
states which they won, but if it was just based on election day voting, they would have lost. that's why the president went to chicago early and voted as an example. so anything that crimps early voting or restricts early voting hurts the democrats. >> it is a close end to this race. always good to have you here, mark plotkin. >> thanks, will. >>> more fallout from that secret recording showing the son of virginia congressman jim moran discussing a plan to cast fraudulent votes. the state bore of elections voted unanimous -- board of elections voted unanimously today that there is an investigation. patrick moran has since resigned from his father's campaign. >>> our storm coverage continues on the o the break. up next we're talking more about pepco about their preparations and what you can do to get ready for sandy. >> a preview of the marine corps marathon this weekend including what you need to know if you're riding the rails. my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they sh
the election one week before the polls openwhat you need to know if you're voting in maryland or d.c. next. >> this is news edge at 11:00.  [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> a week to go until election day, president obama staying off the campaign trail to deal with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. the president will be in new jersey tomorrow to tour damaged areas. earlier today he stopped by red cross headquarters in northwest d.c. the president said the federal government will respond quickly to state and local needs. >> there's no excuse for inaction at this point. i want every agency to lean forw
until election day, governor mitt romney returns to campaign trail with three stops in florida today. yesterday he campaigned in ohio and collected relief supplies for hurricane victims. he picked up the endorsement of former chrysler ceo, lee i coco. >>> president obama warns there's still a risk from flooding and downed power lines. today he'll get a look at the damage along with new jersey governor chris christie. >>> it is still not clear how the storm will impact the election. and as our political strategist says, the president isn't on the campaign trail. >> i don't think i could handicap this one way or the other who it helps. but it does take the campaign off the front pages for sure. >> the president gets a break, to be honest with you, because now he gets to fly to new jersey, do the photo op and pretend he's really, you know, concerned about all this stuff. and everybody will get glowing press, which he'll get, so then what happens -- >> you're saying the president isn't concerned about americans? >> i'm not saying he's not concerned about it. if you look at what's happene
before the presidential election, it is down to the wire in the crucial swing states and the polls are tightening up. with that in mind, fox news sunday is hosting a swing state showdown this morning. senators from wisconsin, colorado, ohio, and virginia will discuss the all-important ground game in their states, as well as the economy and developments in libya. virginia senator mark warner will be on the show supporting president obama. he'll also talk about the contest between tim kaine and george allen. that's coming up at 9:00, right after fox 5 morning news. . >>> it's your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead. it is the capital rundown for the week of october 29th, 2012. on monday at 9:30 a.m., the united states supreme court hears arguments in the case of james clapper versus amnesty international. the case looks at the constitutionality of federal wiretapping laws. tuesday, october 30th at 11:00 a.m., the national press club hosts democratic campaign chairman congressman steve israel of new york and republican policy chairman congressman tom christ of georgia. t
's the final weekend before the presidential election. we break down the latest on the candidates and their packed schedules. >> then later big changes to speed camera fines in d.c., some you'll like, one you may not, especially if you like to go really, really fast. >> later on the news edge advice for hurricane sandy survivors from people who have been there. the message is coming in from katrina survivors at 11:00. anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> the fine pall monthly jobs report before the presidential -- final monthly jobs report before the presidential campaign came o
not actually campaigning for pan election that is one week away -- an election that is one week away, fox 5's tom fitzgerald with more. >> candidate obama stayed on the sidelines today as president obama remained at the white house to stay in touch with fema and federal authorities in charge of the response to hurricane sandy. in ohio today mitt romney's campaign meanwhile collected donations of various goods and food items. romney said generosity is an american trait and has canceled all campaign events today because of the storm. president obama went to the headquarters of the american red cross here in washington. the president said he is confident the recovery effort is heading in the right direction and he urged people to make monetary donations to the red cross disaster relief fund. >> we certainly feel profoundly for all the families whose lives have been up ended and will be going through tough times the next several days and perhaps several weeks and months. the most important message i have for them is that america's with you. >> we won't be able to solve all our problems with our o
on with an update. >> john henrehan in tonight. >>> five days until election day. neither presidential campaigns are letting sandy wipe out the supporters ' enthusiasm. president obama and mitt romney back on the trail, turning up the heat. tom fitzgerald joins us live in the newsroom. tom. >> reporter: it's been a bit of a difficult dance for the romney campaign. trying to press their case in this election, they have to back off some of the harshest attacks from the president in the wake of the storm. the gloves are back off. the president and mitt romney dove into the campaign with full steam today. in roanoke, virginia, mitt romney met with supporters telling them -- telling them he is confident they will end the president next tuesday and presume amine while, was out on the campaign trail the first time this, we rallying in wisconsin before heading off to nevada and colorado. >> governor romney has been using all of the talent as a salesman to dress up those very same policies that failed our country so badly. the same policies we have been cleaning up after the past four years. >> and we ca
strat jay gis that got us out of the mess and will keep us going. >> i know when i'm elected, the economy and american job market will still be stagnant. i won't waste time complaining about my predecessor. >> reporter: we're down to the wire here. the associated press put nine states now in the up-for-grabs category: ohio, florida, virginia, north carolina, new hampshire, iowa, wisconsin, colorado, and nevada. brian, that is a wide margin where the candidates will battle the next few days. >>> tonight, video of mitt romney discussing his mormon faith and abortion has gone viral. he ran for president in '08 and sat down in iowa and discussed his faith and view on abortion. >> my faith has strong beliefs -- i was beaten up in boston because i encouraged girls not to have abortions but adoption. i have not done anything to viola the principles of my church in that regard. >> romney said while the mormon church doesn't condone abortion, the church doesn't say a punish has to be opposed to allowing choice in society n. '08, he said there were plenty of democrats who were mormons
apologize that we were not able to reschedule it before election day. allison. . >>> tony, thank you very much. this time next week a lot of people will probably be very blurry-eyed from staying up way too late to find out the results of the presidential election. there are also important senate and house races that may come back to the wire. we haven't seen you two together for a while, peter fan, good morning, peter and republican political strategist jim inainasnezi and your beautiful hair. [ laughter ] >> don't say anything. >> let's talk about this storm and the effects on the campaign, the effect it had. were the campaigns pushed back very greatly, peter, let me start with you? >> i think it's in some ways it's tough on the president because he's missing three days, mitt romney missed about a day or so, not even that. and this is important to be out there to energize your troops, get them going, but, look, you know, politics takes a second stage in this kind of situation. the president did the right thing in even chris christie in new jersey, who he's touring with today, was very la
after all. election da, tuesday, some question marks. i put partly sunny. there could be a little coastal storm monday, tuesday that could bring us some rain. let's do some traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> i often wonder, did they forget to hold up the sign with my name on it? is that what happens? >> you you know how this business works. you're never sure. >> yeah, right. tossing to whoever happens to be standing there at the moment. >> we do have some issues to deal with. braddock road for starters at 236 still block off in each direction due tie very large tree across the highway. the roadway remains closed off until further notice. >> flooding still an issue for our friends in old dominion. 66, no big deal right now. lanes are open. traffic starting to flow in manassas. we do have a portion of 27 block moved damascus between 108 which is main street. part of the storm damage that we are continuously cleaning up. here is your drive northbound on 395 getting past landmark. heavy, slow and steady is how she rolls headed up towards seminary road. that's a check of
question 3 which changes current rules for removing an elected official if they are convicted of a crime. question 4 would guarantee instate tuition to undocumented immigrants. question 5 deals with redistricting. question 6 asks voters to decide whether to legalize gay marriage. question 7 asks whether to expand gambling in the state and allow a new casino in prince george's county. >>> to virginia where there was no decision in a lawsuit against fairfax election officials. the county's democratic committee is suing state and local officials over what they say is an illegal attempt by republicans to change the rules for observers at polling stations. before party observers allowed to move freely at polling stations. they weren't allowed to advice voters how to vote but were able to speak with people about their rights. this year observers may only watch. >>> some unlikely activistses hit the road in virginia today -- activists hit the road in virginia today calling themselves nuns on the bus to speak out against paul ryan's budget plan which they say will cut money against the poor. >>
's appearance in green bay is telling just how close this election could be. >> i'm really moved by your welcome. >> mitt romney appeared in another key battleground state addressing a crowd of window manufacturers in virginia. >> he's been out talking about how he's going to save big bird and then playing silly word games with my last name and then -- or first and then attacking me day in and day out, attacking me doesn't make an agenda, doesn't get people back to work. >> in a last minute scramble to move undecided voters in swing states several fanned out across places like iowa, colorado and ohio. ohio continues to be ground zero for political rachers a neck and neck there could be the deciding factor. in washington, fox news. >>> all right. we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all of your top storys. >> fox 5 morning news starts now. >>> all right. good morning. happy friday, everyone. it's november 2nd. the end of the week, a null month. a live look outside there at the washington monument and we are ready to get to the weekend. it's been a long week. >> yes, it has been.
. >>> the presidential election exactly one week away. how will sandy's aftermath affect the race? >> also ahead tonight millions of gallons of raw sewage spilled into a local river during the storm. we'll tell you how it happened and what the county is telling its residents. my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should share in the right to marry. i believe people of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. imillion dollars for marylanded one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our
's potential impact on election day. >> if you have a story idea, call the fox 5 tip line, the number 202-895-3000 or send us an e-mail to fox5tips@wttg.com. anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an inco
. >>> with less than a week until election day, governor mitt romney returns to the campaign trail with stops in florida today. >> yesterday, he campaigned in ohio and collected relief supplies no hurricane victims. he picked up the endorsement of former chrysler ceo lee iaccoca. >>> president obama said the storm is not over as he toured the northwest yesterday. he is going to get a look at the damage with nog governor chris christie. >>> our maryland senate debate that was originally scheduled for 9:00 this morning has been canceled. >>> -- with new jersey governor chris christie. >>> letitia baldridge died. she was the first female executive at tiffany's and worked at embassies in roman paris. she later made her mark as annette cet expert and served as an advisor five other first ladies. -- and etiquette expert and served as an advisor to five other first ladies. >> we are checking weather and traffic. we'll be back. >>> a group of kayakers took full advantage of the extreme high tide in maryland. our sky fox helicopter spotted them on accept canada creek near darnestown. the creek is usu
than that. >> we are exactly one week out from election danish to all the thins going on with the superstorm. >> the superstorm forced both candidates to change their campaign plans and put a crimp in the plans of many people in our area who were planning to cast their ballot early. we'll have more on that when fox 5 morning news continues. [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> early voting is closed again today in maryland and the district because of the superstorm. >> maryland governor marten o'malley has extended early voting until this friday, november 2nd. d.c.'s board of election
not able to reschedule it before the election day. >>> coming up next, remembering the life of a woman who helped change the image of the white house. >> but first, with just six days to go until the election, every action counts. we'll take a closer look at how the presidential candidates are responding to the superstorm. s we had a g good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. when we think no one is looking. is what we do... mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll
here this weekend. could be a few showers around as well on tuesday. i know it is election day. so stay tuned to that. we'll fine tune that forecast and get a little closer. let's do some traffic and a great big morning for julie. what did you dress up as last night? >> i didn't. i laid low. i dressed up over the weekend but last night i laid low, just handed out some candy. kept it simple. >> what were you last weekend? >> oh, my gosh, can we just move on. >> i want to see some pictures. >> check out these pictures. this is the beltway. no problems coming from college park headed around towards 270. westbound along the icc, that is where we have the accident activity tying up at loft two lanes. southbound 270, no trouble spots reported leaving father hurley boulevard continuing out towards the split. eastbound along 66, lanes are open. no trouble spots reported leaving manassas for the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. >>> tragedy in montgomery county after a student is struck and killed. police say 15-year-old christina morris was walking
.9%. >> the unemployment report comes as the presidential candidates are in their final push before election day. wisdom martin is back in studio with more on today's events. >> always a lot of things going on as we get down to the last couple days before we decide who will be president of the united states. allison and tony, first, the president is coming to our area and will be appearing in manassas. dave matthews, the singer, will be there. today, mitt romney starts in wisconsin and both the president and romney both make appearances in the state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. now, he's trying to make up for the lull in campaigning because of the super storm. the president was back on the campaign trail yesterday making appearances in wisconsin, nevada and boulder, colorado. he also got endorsements from the mayor of new york city, who says he's doing it because the president, president obama, has done a lot on global warming. the president is slamming mitt romney, charging he would be a rubber stamp for the right wing. romney is ridiculing the president for wanting to cre
. the only thing i read that kind of means something, if this had been closer to election day, al gore supposedly would have won florida if the weather was better. that is democrats seem to not turn out in as great numbers as republicans on election day. that is why they want to put out as many people as they can during early voting. >> but we know with this early voting and some early voting stations being closed down, maryland already shut down on monday, you know, can this have a can i goant impact or is it just too early to tell right now? >> i think it is too early. i could be brilliant, maureen, and say i know what is going to be the result. maryland, only four states did better for obama than maryland. it's lock. virginia might be pivotal and maybe with the benefit of hindsight, we could have said, if romney had spent more time in virginia, although they've both spent so much time here, by canceling one event in virginia beach, i don't think it is going to make a difference. >> all right. fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin, thank you and stay safe. >> thank you. >> all right.
election day, governor mitt romney returns to the campaign trail with stops in florida today. yesterday, he campaigned in ohio and collected relief supplies for hurricane victims. he also picked up the endorsement of former chrysler ceo, lee iaccoca. president obama says the storm is not over as he toured the northwest. he warns there is still a risk from flooding and downed power lines. today, mr. obama will get a look at the damage along with new jersey governor chris christie. we want to share this political note with you. our maryland senate debate originally scheduled for 9:00 this morning has been canceled because of the storm aftermath. we apologize that we were not able to reschedule it before election day. >>> neighborhoods throughout our area cleaning up from superstorm sandy. up next, the latest on the damages. >> plus rain and wind not the only issues in some parts of the area. this kind -- this could be a good thing for some areas and businesses. plus tucker has weather and julie has traffic. stay with us. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...
already have voted in the up coming election by mail or in person. no votes will be counted until november 6th. voting picked back up in maryland after a two day suspension. there was a big turn out in buoy. hours were extended through tomorrow again because of sandy. >> some other top stories this morning, stanford county sheriffs stepped up the hunt for lawrence stewart. accused of trying to kill his ex girlfriend and police officers tuesday morning. no one was hurt. stewart may be driving a red hyundai accent or white nissan altima with pennsylvania plates. >>> police released a sketch for the suspect wanted in a shooting that killed a woman and injured her firefighter husband. the man is believed to be in his early 20s. the shootings happened friday on a foot path. the firefighter and his wife were walking a dog and started firing the shots. so far investigators have not released a motive. >> getting to know tim cain. former mayor, governor and chair. now, he wants to represent you. >> still ahead, in depth with the candidate and one on one interview. >> a violent halloween park includ
is extending early voting on friday. in the district of columbia, the board of elections is also announcing that early voting will remain closed today. all because of course of sandy. >> and with one week until election day, that's right, one week, president barack obama and governor mitt romney are suspending their campaigns for today. president obama is at the white house, and is monitoring the impact and response to superstorm sandy. aide force governor mitt romney say if anything, he will take part am some sort of relief effort. the federal government is shut down again today, but the labor department says friday's big jobs report will still be released on schedule. >> hard to believe that the election is next week. >> obviously, we were all consumed with it, and in the last few day, we have been dealing with this storm. but we will be back to it i'm sure tomorrow or thursday. >> there we go. >> uh-huh. >> good morning. >> we're still not out of the woods with this. the impact of the storm is just absolutely amazing. so we are going to get right to it and let people know exactly what is
early voting again today, but he is extending early voting on friday. >> in d.c., the board of elections is also announcing that early voting will remain closed today all because of sandy, of course. >>> and with a week before election day, the candidates are both suspending their campaigns today. president barack obama is at the white house. he is monitoring the impact and response to the storm. aides for governor mitt romney say if anything that he will take part in some sort of relief effort. the federal government is shut down again today, but the labor department says friday's big jobs report will still be released on schedule. >>> still ahead, water rushes into a train station in new jersey. we'll show you how it got in. >>> first, though, lauren demarco has a look at damage in ocean city, maryland. lauren. >>reporter: well, whipping winds continue here in ocean city. in the meantime city officials beginning to assess the damage. we're going to have an update in the wake of superstorm sandy coming up next on fox 5 morning news.  >>> back now on fox 5 mo
are operating on a work at home state today. >>> with just a little over a week until election day, the presidential candidates are forced to shuffle their campaign schedules around. >> president barack obama is getting rid of plans to campaign in three states and a rally in florida this morning. he will be back at the white house this afternoon to monitor the hurricane. governor mitt romney is campaigning in ohio, iowa, and wisconsin today. he canceled altitude.tv stops in virginia yesterday. and an event scheduled in new hampshire tomorrow. >>> hurricane sandy also cancelling early voting in dc and maryland. there were long lines on saturday and both the district and maryland. maryland governor martin o'malley declared a state of emergency. the dc board of elections will decide later today if early voting will be canceled tomorrow. >>> coming up, tucker's back with another check of sandy's track. >>> plus is the storm scaring your kids? we're going to get tips from a psychologist on how to ease fear. we'll be right back. ight back. [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney
. with one week before election day, the candidates canceled all their events today. president barack obama is at the white house and monitoring the impact. aids for governor mitt romney say if anything he'll take part in some sort of relief effort. it's all very much up in the air right now depending on the storm. >> we've got plenty ahead this morning, but first, some areas just aren't dealing with rain. a look at snow in west virginia and north carolina. >> maryland also getting snow as well.  >>> super storm sand r sandy slammed the shore last night and it is deadly. at least 13 are reported dead and five million are in the dark. schools from virginia to maine are closed today. states of emergency declared in eight different states and in new york city, transportation officials are worried about seawater flooding some subways. >> we saw the picture earlier too. it shows how hard it hit up there. we got a significant hit as well. >> we'll have to wait until morning to see some of the damage. there was serious flooding last night. things are winding down. t
of your supporters out to actually vote whether it's early day voting or election day voting than the other side gets with their supporters. >> chris wallace, we'll see you this sunday at 9 a.m. on fox news sunday. thanks. >> thank you for joining us tonight. here's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. >>> hurricane sandy may become a tale of two storms, first sandy battered the beaches in the caribbean in south florida with waves strong enough to pull cars into the ocean. now it's moving north and is expected to collide with a cold air mass to create a hybrid monster storm. residents from the mid-atlantic to new england have their eyes on this thing and fox 5 is covering it from every angle. we'll hear from local leaders, metro, homeowners, but first we have the new 11:00 forecast from the national hush center. sue palka is in the weather -- hurricane center. sue palka is in the weather center pour over it now. >> they're -- pouring over it now. >> they're definitely talking about this taking over the characteristics of the hybrid storm it is predicted to become. they keep it a
of emergency. the dc board of elections will decide later today if early voting will be canceled tomorrow. >>> all right chuck sharon with us once again to bring us the latest on this storm which intensified overnight. >> in fact, pressure down about an hour ago, i know to most people that doesn't mean a lot, to the weather people, that tells us it's only getting stronger. i want to emphasize again, i know the weather people are prone to hyping thins. this is the real deal. we're not hyping it. this is a serious weather event. in fact, i've lived here honestly most of my life, and i can't remember a storm no this strong, even isabell was passing further to the south and west. we know how much damage that did. we can look forward to the same thing i'm afraid. there you go, that's an outer band associated with sandy, now moving in, and starting to get pretty good rain rates here along the 95 corridor, earlier they got rain overnight. we'll continue to see anesthesia banding effects during the course of the day. you'll see heavy rain, get a bit of a break, and it'll pickup again as the storm
in ohio and wisconsin. in d.c., the board of elections suspended early voting today and con to monitor hurricane sandy. the board will make a decision on reopening polling places later on today. over the weekend, there were long loins at polling places in both d.c. and in maryland. >> of course , the storm could have lasting effects into next week. we'll be currented about that as well. we are get something nap shots -- we'll be concerned about that as well. >> they are getting some snapshots of the weather. >> it shows a police car trapped in flood waters along route one. please send us your photos. we tell people, don't drive across the water. it is dangerous. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. prand you're seeing ththat right quit in amnow.a... over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, bu
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